Earthquake with magnitude of ML 1.8 on date 12-05-2021 and time 23:04:36 (UTC) in region Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina)

A magnitude ML 1.8 earthquake occured in region: Costa Siciliana nord orientale (Messina), on

  • 12-05-2021 23:04:36 (UTC)
  • 13-05-2021 01:04:36 (UTC +02:00) Italian time

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) 38.259, 15.011 at 9 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV.

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The values of hypocentral coordinates and magnitude may be revised at a later time as more information becomes available.

Municipalities within 20 km from the epicenter

Distances are determinated based on the geographic coordintes of the (Istat).
Municipality Region Dist Inh Cum Inh
Patti ME 14 13431 13431
Gioiosa Marea ME 14 7074 20505
Montagnareale ME 15 1615 22120
Oliveri ME 16 2181 24301
Piraino ME 17 3962 28263
Falcone ME 17 2808 31071
Librizzi ME 19 1660 32731
Terme Vigliatore ME 19 7395 40126
Brolo ME 20 5783 45909
Sant'Angelo di Brolo ME 20 3090 48999
Furnari ME 20 3784 52783

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

An earthquake occurred to
48 Km W of Messina (238439 inhabitants)
58 Km W of Reggio di Calabria (183035 inhabitants)
73 Km N of Acireale (52622 inhabitants)
84 Km N of Catania (314555 inhabitants)
Recent and historical seismicity
Seismic hazard
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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Bulletin
Rev1000
ML 1.8 2021-05-12
23:04:36
38.2592 15.0108 9 2021-12-29
11:12:07
Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV 91991391
Reviewed
Rev100
ML 1.8 2021-05-12
23:04:36
38.2487 15.013 9 2021-05-12
23:13:05
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 90037901
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2021-05-12 23:04:36 ± 0.08
Latitude 38.2592 ± 0.0045
Longitude 15.0108 ± 0.0069
Depth (km) 9 ± 1 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin manual
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 1000 -> BULLETIN-INGV
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 91991391

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 538
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 512
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 54
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 540
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 71
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 34
Number of defining phases 32
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 0.34
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree) 0
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree) 0.81568
Number of stations at which the event was observed 22
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 20
Magnitudes information

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.3
Num. used stations 13
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 91991391
Agency INGV
Autore Bollettino Sismico Italiano INGV
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-10-08 15:19:46

ML:1.8

Field Value
Value 1.8
Uncertainty 0.2
Num. used stations 22
Type of magnitude ML
Reference to an origin 90037901
Agency INGV
Autore Sala Sismica INGV-Roma
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-05-12 23:13:05
Picking and Arrival
SCNL Time Uncertainty Polarity Evaluation_mode Phase Azimuth Distance Takeoff_angle Residual Weight
IV.PTRP.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:05:19.57 3.0 undecidable manual Pg 4.82 0
IV.CRJA.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:05:08.23 3.0 positive manual P 3.04 0
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:53.10 0.6 undecidable manual S 312 0.4578 50 0.11 46
IV.CSLB.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:51.95 0.3 undecidable manual P 247 0.8157 50 -0.2 63
IV.JOPP.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:51.12 0.3 undecidable manual P 63 0.768 50 -0.22 63
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:51.41 0.6 undecidable manual S 167 0.3867 50 0.51 43
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:50.89 0.6 undecidable manual S 236 0.3993 50 -0.37 44
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:50.52 0.6 undecidable manual S 89 0.3903 50 -0.48 43
MN.CEL.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:49.47 0.3 undecidable manual P 90 0.6934 50 -0.59 58
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:49.22 0.6 undecidable manual S 149 0.3363 50 -0.2 46
IV.MTTG.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:48.42 0.3 undecidable manual P 115 0.5989 50 -0.03 68
IV.EPIT.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:47.05 0.3 undecidable manual P 175 0.4488 50 1.16 48
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:47.91 0.6 undecidable manual S 113 0.2914 50 -0.16 47
IV.EMSG.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:46.75 0.1 undecidable manual P 186 0.4407 50 1.01 69
IV.MCPD.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:46.12 0.6 undecidable manual S 238 0.2599 107 -0.89 37
IV.EPZF.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:46.58 0.3 undecidable manual P 196 0.4515 50 0.65 60
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:46.09 0.6 undecidable manual S 207 0.241 109 -0.23 47
IV.NOV.HHE. 2021-05-12T23:04:46.45 0.6 undecidable manual S 157 0.2518 108 -0.24 47
IV.ECTS.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:45.28 0.3 undecidable manual P 167 0.3867 50 0.46 65
IV.IFIL.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:45.74 0.3 undecidable manual P 312 0.4578 50 -0.29 67
IV.MSFR.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:44.81 0.1 undecidable manual P 236 0.3993 50 -0.22 91
IV.MSRU.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:44.58 0.1 positive manual P 89 0.3903 50 -0.3 90
IV.AIO.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:44.06 0.1 undecidable manual P 149 0.3363 50 0.1 94
IV.MCPD.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:42.22 0.1 undecidable manual P 238 0.2599 107 -0.36 91
IV.MPNC.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:42.92 0.1 positive manual P 113 0.2914 50 -0.26 92
IV.IVUG.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:42.70 0.6 undecidable manual S 352 0.1385 120 0.02 50
IV.MUCR.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:42.08 0.1 negative manual P 207 0.241 109 -0.1 96
IV.NOV.HHE. 2021-05-12T23:04:42.45 0.1 undecidable manual P 157 0.2518 108 0.06 97
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:42.47 0.6 undecidable manual S 348 0.1196 124 0.4 46
IV.IVGP.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:42.67 0.6 undecidable manual S 344 0.143 119 -0.17 48
IV.ILOS.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:41.62 1.0 undecidable manual P 345 0.1925 113 0.45 23
IV.IVUG.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:40.19 0.1 positive manual P 352 0.1385 120 0.11 98
IV.IVPL.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:40.11 0.1 positive manual P 348 0.1196 124 0.39 93
IV.IVGP.HHZ. 2021-05-12T23:04:40.17 0.1 undecidable manual P 344 0.143 119 0 100
Station Magnitude and Amplitude
SCNL mag Generic_amplitude Period Type Category Unit Time_window_reference
IV.IVPL.HHN. ML:2.1 0.0014507025 0.3584 AML other m 2021-05-12T23:04:42.95
IV.IVPL.HHE. ML:2.2 0.001968167 0.0896 AML other m 2021-05-12T23:04:43.01
IV.MUCR.HHE. ML:1.7 0.0002839954 0.3456 AML other m 2021-05-12T23:04:46.34
IV.MCPD.HHN. ML:1.6 0.0001994356 0.5248 AML other m 2021-05-12T23:04:46.38
IV.MCPD.HHE. ML:1.6 0.00018964735 1.0624 AML other m 2021-05-12T23:04:46.38
IV.MPNC.HHE. ML:1.8 0.00027624085 0.3968 AML other m 2021-05-12T23:04:48.42
IV.MPNC.HHN. ML:2 0.0004825 0.22 AML other m 2021-05-12T23:04:48.52
IV.AIO.HHN. ML:1.8 0.0002513548 0.2048 AML other m 2021-05-12T23:04:49.79
IV.AIO.HHE. ML:1.8 0.000263 0.3 AML other m 2021-05-12T23:04:49.86
IV.MSRU.HHN. ML:1.6 0.000132594 0.5376 AML other m 2021-05-12T23:04:50.77
IV.ECTS.HHN. ML:1.5 0.0001076711 0.256 AML other m 2021-05-12T23:04:51.70
IV.MSFR.HHE. ML:1.2 4.404561E-5 0.9216 AML other m 2021-05-12T23:04:51.37
IV.ECTS.HHE. ML:1.6 0.00013356825 1.3856 AML other m 2021-05-12T23:04:51.99
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